MPH502 Principles of Epidemiology
Module 7 Assignment
Prevalence of Smoking Paper
This assignment provides documentation of student ability to meet the following course outcome:
CO 8: Describe how social and behavioral factors affect the development of chronic and infectious diseases. (PO 5)
CEPH Competency (C7) is to assess population needs and capacities that affect communities' health.
Submit your completed application by Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT of Week 7 as directed.
The Prevalence of Smoking Paper is worth 75 points and will be graded on use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria and rubric.
Create your exercise using Microsoft Word (a part of Microsoft Office), which is the required format for all Chamberlain University documents. You can tell that the document is saved as a MS Word document because it will end in .docx.
Follow the directions and grading criteria closely. Any questions about your assignment may be posted under the Q & A Forum.
The length of the exercise is to be no less than 2 pages and no greater than 3 pages excluding title page and reference pages.
APA format is required with both a title page and reference page. Use the required components of the review as Level 1 headings (upper and lower case, centered, boldface):
Note: Introduction - Write an introduction but do not use "Introduction" as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
Preparing Your Prevalence of Smoking Paper
For the purpose of this exercise:
Write a two- to three-page summary answering the following questions.
Evaluate what kinds of epidemiologic research studies you could conduct to further explore the issue of cigarette smoking among middle school and high school students. Identify several study designs .
Justify your choices.
Assess the t types of data you would collect.
Appraise the types of questions you would ask.
Evaluate where you would disseminate your findings.